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Spiritual Deepening eRetreats: Living into Wholeness

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Many of us know that the Beloved Community is “not yet,” because we see the trauma of white supremacy and free-market colonialism playing itself out across the globe. But can we co-create and Live Into Wholeness together?

The Living into Wholeness eRetreat invites you to explore and practice what it means to live into Beloved Community, the ways we are called to recognize patterns of marginalization and exclusion and to act toward justice, and tools for transforming and vitalizing our meetings and communities.  

Week 1: Living into Wholeness

Week 2: Community Calls Us to Justice

Week 3: Patterns of Exclusion and Marginalization

Week 4: Tools for Transformation & Vitality

This eRetreat has been previously offered under the name Beloved Community.

Living into Wholeness will be facilitated by Greg Woods

Greg Woods (he/his/him) is a lifelong Quaker. Over the years Greg has worked in campus ministry at Guilford College, as a Work Camp Coordinator at William Penn House, as a founding Board Member of Quaker Voluntary Service, and as part of the Traveling Ministries program with Friends World Committee on Consultation (FWCC). Currently he is the Youth Ministries & Education Coordinator at Friends Meeting at Cambridge in Massachusetts. Greg is passionate about theology, campus ministry, service, cross-branch work among Quakers, and working to continually understand power and privilege in himself as a disabled cis white man and in his work.


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